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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 05-24-2011, 04:07 PM Thread Starter
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Fin-biting, err...

Well it turns out my new pastel dalmation VT who I thought had finrot in the past is a fin-biter! AHHH! When I bought him I noticed the new growth and assumed it had been finrot. Nope. The other day I saw him swimming in circles and as of today he's munched on both his caudral and dorsal. I'm through with long finned bettas!

On a positive note my new HMPK "Fable" is safe in the US & chill'n with Jennifer V. until Thursday. He'll be here sometime on Friday .

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post #2 of 7 (permalink) Old 05-24-2011, 04:08 PM
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Oh gosh, I never had a bitter but the thought sockets so much, I wish there was one of those dog collars for bettas not bite themselves xD

like this:

That's me on the photo alright.
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post #3 of 7 (permalink) Old 05-24-2011, 04:11 PM
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it's so frustrating
my tailbiter will stop just long enough that I can see some new growth, then chomp chomp chomp, he destroys it again.
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post #4 of 7 (permalink) Old 05-24-2011, 05:13 PM
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Akira stopped at his rays and anal fin. He's got two missing rays from his anal fin and only has six spikey rays. He looks like a CTPK.....T-T Oh Aki you derp.

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post #5 of 7 (permalink) Old 05-24-2011, 05:19 PM
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omg, I think is when you get drunk by sleepiness rather than alcohol..

I was like "Dude, what if they are trying to wax themselves"... I think I need to rest. >_>

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post #6 of 7 (permalink) Old 05-24-2011, 08:39 PM
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My one guy is a tailbiter..I haven't seen him bite in a week or so though? I bought a new plant and it came with hitchhiker snails...he is having so much fun chasing them down..haha..I think they are keeping him busy?

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post #7 of 7 (permalink) Old 05-25-2011, 03:02 AM
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Dante was my chronic tail biter. he never let his tail grow all the way back.

now, Ichi's taken a few chomps of his tail. i do hope he lets it grow back. he has such a pretty tail.
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